Iran to sue US in top UN court for imposing sanctions during Covid-19 outbreak

Iran intends to sue

Iran intends to sue the US at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), saying Washington’s sanctions have damaged Tehran’s ability to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

The intention to initiate litigation was announced by the country’s Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneydi during a visit to the Pasteur Institute of Iran, which plays a leading role in dealing with the deadly coronavirus.

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